The Gamut

All of the ACLU blogs in one place

Arkansas Is Attempting to Ban a Safe and Effective Abortion Method

Banning D&Es is part of a national campaign to push abortion out of reach.

By Andrew Beck
December 12, 2018

Amazon’s Disturbing Plan to Add Face Surveillance to Your Front Door

Amazon’s patent application for doorbell cameras provides a roadmap for the company’s vision of a surveillance-heavy future.

By Jacob Snow
December 12, 2018

The Use of Civil Asset Forfeiture in New Jersey Is Broken

Claimants challenge forfeitures in just 3 percent of cases, allowing the state to seize millions’ worth of people’s property in a rigged process.

By Liza Weisberg
December 12, 2018

There’s Nothing Inevitable About Apps That Track Your Every Move

The advertising industry shouts that real protections for American consumers will break the ad-supported internet. They won't.

By Jay Stanley
December 11, 2018

Congress Is Trying to Use the Spending Bill to Criminalize Boycotts of Israel and Other Countries

Congress is trying to sneak an unconstitutional ban on political expression into the spending bill in order to avoid public scrutiny.

By Kate Ruane
December 10, 2018

Doctors Who Facilitate Torture Must Be Held to Account

To prevent further stains on the medical profession, the names of those involved in torture and executions need to be made public.

By Kerry Sulkowicz
December 10, 2018

No Relief: William Barr Is as Bad as Jeff Sessions — if Not Worse

Barr's record suggests he will continue the former attorney general’s worst policies while promoting a sweeping view of executive power.

By David Cole
December 7, 2018

CIA Torture Killed My Father. I Want to Know What They Did With His Body.

The truth hurts, but it also helps.

By Hajira Hematyara
December 7, 2018

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